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Senior Manager, Enterprise Integration

Quincy, MA

Overview :

Serves as the leader of the Enterprise Integration team at the J. Jill corporate headquarters located in Quincy, MA. Designs, oversees, and provides ongoing management of the Company’s enterprise integration platform. As a meaningful leader in the company’s digital transformation, works very closely with the leaders of the Database Administration and Business Intelligence teams as well as other stakeholders within IS and the business.  Serves as the leader in the growth and support of J. Jill’s Enterprise Integration Tier (EIT), which utilizes an ODS and EDW, and a mix of batch and real-time integration technologies. Sets objective and elaborates strategic roadmap, working with senior IS leadership to plan, design, execute and iterate. Modernizes and builds scalability in J. Jill’s integration ecosystem. Continually looks for and addresses issues and problems leveraging ITIL and RCCA. Eliminates point-to-point integrations, decouples operational systems, automates business processes and mitigates impact to existing applications as the enterprise application portfolio continues to grow. Implements and supports Agile Development methodology. Builds integration team and collaborates closely with Operational and Commerce IT teams and business functional owners.


Responsibilities :
  • Partners with IS leadership, including Enterprise Architecture, to ensure modern scalable integration design.
  • Continues to refine integration methodology and supporting data model, to ensure new integration efforts are performed consistently and that the growing integration footprint is documented and supported.
  • Ensures adherence with code management practices to guarantee that the diverse and distributed integration code base is kept secure, stable and aligned with project and environmental needs.
  • Provides technical direction and guidance to all integration developers, including reviewing code to ensure alignment with internal standards and conventions, ensuring tasks are completing on time, and reporting status to upper management as well as providing technical designs and specifications based on high level business requirements.
  • Identifies and applies integration patterns while making sure that key factors, such as performance, availability and scalability are considered.
  • Partners with IS leaders on the use of new and emerging integration and data virtualization technologies, data models, and data governance
  • Establishes technical guidelines of best practices in integration technology utilization based on business requirements, integration strategy, design and governance
  • Works with technical stakeholders and the PMO to review new project requests and effectively balance resources to ensure that all projects which involve integration have integration resources assigned.
  • Works with technical and business stakeholders to define business and technical requirements and extrapolates these into technical designs and specifications.
  • Balances critical integration resources between project and support work, ensuring the business is supported first and foremost while minimizing the impact to project timelines.
  • Helps drive standardization of development, testing and documentation practices and to ensure that the integration projects are successfully managed and delivered to add value to the business, while building a technical solution that can be accountable, maintained and positioned for continued future growth.
  • Analyzes a problem in multiple dimensions, from business rules to complex technical processes.
  • Coordinates escalation schedule for 24-7 on-call rotation, which consists of all integration developers, to ensure overnight batches and real-time integrations continue to meet all SLAs, and that service interruptions are resolved as quickly as possible.

Qualifications :
    • Working knowledge of business functional areas:
      • Omnichannel
        • Point of Sale
        • Direct to Consumer
      • Merchandise Management
      • Supply Chain and business support systems
      • Corporate Systems including Finance and HR
    • Knowledge and capability in relevant technology, including:
      • Hybrid cloud and on-prem integration, performance measurement and management
      • BizTalk or other message-based integration platforms
      • XML, XSD, JSON technologies
      • Web-Services and SOA
      • SQL Server (2005 - 2018)
      • SQL Server Business Intelligence Suite (SSIS/SSAS/SSRS).
      • Oracle (9i/10g/11g/12c) and PL/SQL.
      • Database development using T-SQL; complex set-based query development for use in stored procedures and views.
      • Database design; logical and physical models, normalized and dimensional models.
      • Database support; investigating data anomalies, identifying offending records when referential integrity is violated.
      • C# and the .Net Framework, included but not limited to LINQ and Entity Framework.
      • Multi-cloud (e.g.: AWS, MS Azure) integration, performance, monitoring and governance
    • Leadership, Talent Management and Development Skills
      • Teambuilding and collaboration
      • Talent Development (e.g.: goal-setting, performance management)
    • Professional and administrative skills:
      • Ad-Hoc data analysis and research
      • Unit, functional and user-acceptance testing
      • Data validation
      • Software Development Life Cycle
    • Abstract thinking and creative problem-solving skills
    • Ability to persevere through ambiguity and work independently
    • Collaborative skills
    • Quality and detail oriented
    • Excellent written and verbal communication (Technical, Functional, Cross-functional)
    • Process-oriented approach to analysis and design
    • Ability to respond quickly and effectively to changing priorities while working in a varied, fast paced environment
    • On-call support

  • Bachelor’s Degree (CS, CSE, IT, CE, Mathematics or other related field), or equivalent work experience.
  • 8+ years’ experience with enterprise integration, including BizTalk or other messaging frameworks, OLTP database development, as well as .Net, Java or other OOP languages.
  • 6+ years’ management experience.


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